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Cullinan Diamond Mine Underground Tour

By Nptours
Price was undefined, price is now £192
Free cancellation available
8h
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Selective hotel pickup
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Highlights

  • Private Driver/Guide

  • Experience a wonrking mine first hand

  • Learn all about diamonds

  • Diamond shopping opportunity

  • Go underground 763 metres down underground

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    4-hour underground mine tour

  • What's included

    Entrance Fees

  • What's included

    Water

  • What's included

    Pick up and drop off at your hotel - Please mention hotel name on booking

  • What's included

    Private driver/guide

  • What's excluded

    Lunch

  • What's excluded

    Souveniris

Cleaning and safety practices

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  • Masks required
  • Contactless tickets
  • Vehicles and venues disinfected

Know Before You Book

  • Children under the age of 16 are not allowed to participate the tour

  • Fair amount of walking is done so need to be fit

  • Hotel pick-up is at 6 in the morning

  • Please bring your camera as cellphones are not allowed underground

  • Hotel pick-up is available from most centrally located Johannesburg hotels

What you can expect

Visit the mining town of Cullinan and conquer the infamous 4 hour underground mine tour. Home of the world’s largest diamond – the Cullinan, 3106 ct, and some of the world’s largest high quality gem diamonds,Type II stones, and the world’s most important source of very rare blue diamonds. There’s no better place to experience this tour.

Watch miners continue with their daily work while you are walking past on your tour which is nice as you can get the feeling of being a miner yourself. Learn how the mine works. See ore being tipped and the underground workshop.The lowest level you will go down is 763 m. The mine continues to produce world-class diamonds under Petra’s Stewardship. The Cullinan orebody contains a major diamond resource suggesting a potentially long life of more than 50 operation years.

Other than the worlds largest diamond, 3106 carats, being found here, other large diamonds have also been found including 122.52 carrat diamond valued at US dollars 27.6 million in 2014. Be prepared for a lot of walking. You will be given mining gear to wear while you are underground.Bring your camera’s as cellphones can’t be used underground. There is an opportunity to do diamond shopping after the tour.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
  • Vehicles and venues kept vacant between travellers

Social distancing

  • Contactless ticket redemption
  • Social distancing measures in place
  • Protective shields in place at main contact areas

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Temperature checks given to staff
  • Temperature checks available
  • Masks required
  • Hand sanitiser provided

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Location

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Activity Location

  • Cullinan Diamond Mine
  • Pretoria 1000

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Hotel pickup
  • Johannesburg Gauteng
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